Events

Upcoming Events
28
Mar
Encountering crows: Enacting multispecies democracies
Who:UNSW Practical Justice Initiative
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington
When:28 Mar 2017, 5pm - 6:30pm

Dr Thom van Dooren, School of Humanities and Languages, UNSW Arts & Social Sciences, discusses the complex histories and futures of human/crow interactions in Brisbane with a focus on ‘community’.

30
Mar
Welfare fraud and control over the poor
Who:UNSW Practical Justice Initiative + School of Social Sciences
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington (map ref F20)
When:30 Mar 2017, 4pm - 5:30pm

Professor Vincent Dubois from the University of Strasbourg will show how the coming together of various social fields (Bourdieu) – from expertise to the media and the political arena – promotes welfare fraud as a public problem, and the reinforcement of welfare control as a policy priority.

27
Apr
Is a just child protection system possible?
Who:UNSW Practical Justice Initiative
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington
When:27 Apr 2017, 5pm - 6:30pm

Professor Ilan Katz, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, will examine whether it is possible, even in principle, to establish a just child protection system. Can a system be fair to parents, children and the public? Can it balance protection and support? How can the disproportionality of Indigenous and minority ethnic children be understood and addressed?